A crisp and clear night on Tuesday, October 5, 2010 provided this star-spangled image around 9:15 PM. This view of the northeast sky shows the constellation Cassiopeia at center and the open clusters NGC 869 and NGC 884 below it. The fuzzy blob at right center is M31, the Andromeda Galaxy. Still too faint to be seen is the comet Hartley, currently located between Cassiopeia and the open clusters.
Starry Starry Night
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